Director - Biologics (Bioassays, ELISA) in Kansas City, MO at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 7/27/2018

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Job Description


Exciting Direct Hire Opportunity in Kansas City!

Relocation is available 

Position Summary:

  • The Director, Biologics will lead the Biologics III group and is is responsible for overseeing various analytical methodologies to characterize and quantify large molecules (excipients, drug substance, drug product) in a compliant manner. This individual will be responsible for managing a group of scientists and responsible for scheduling management. Additionally, this individual will drive best practices and strategic approaches for the group's assays.
  • This group is focused on Cell based Potency assays (bioassays or ELISA assays, impurity assays (DNA by qPCR, HCP, Protein A, etc.), kinetic binding assays or quantitation assays, and any new assays implemented to support industry needs.

Education: 

  • A Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, or related field is required.  Concentrated studies in Cellular or Molecular Biology or Biochemistry preferred

Requirements: 

  • Minimum of 12 years of relevant work experience in biologics CMC, specific in the cellular and molecular biology area
  • GMP experience is required - at least 3-5 years 
  • Experience in developing bioassays - hands on experience 
  • Knowledge of Impurity assays (residual DNA by qPCR, HCP, Protein A, Insulin, beta glucan, rLongR3)
  • Management experience is required

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EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.